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Celebrating 70th Anniversary of the United Nations Charter

Australian Foreign Minister the Honourable Julie Bishop MPThe 70th Anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Charter was celebrated at the Australian Parliament House this morning. Distinguished speakers highlighted its importance and that of the United Nations in promoting international peace and security at a special event co-hosted by the United Nations Information Centre in Canberra and the Australia-UN Continue reading

United Nations 70th anniversary website

The website presents a gateway to the rich history of the Organization – its founding, its eight Secretaries-General, and its many milestones over the decades including how Member States have driven change in areas like peace and security, development and human rights. Meanwhile, themes high on the UN agenda this anniversary year where Member States’ contributions will be instrumental in achieving successful outcomes – such as Beijing+20, Financing for Development, the post-2015 Development Agenda, and Climate Change – are also highlighted. Continue reading